Bologna – AS Roma SOCCER PICKS
Bologna and Roma meet in Stadio Renato Dall’Ara, in a match for the 5th round of Serie A. The record of direct confrontations in this stadium is favorable to the visiting team, which in the last 4 matches won 2 and drew 2. but the last time these two teams met in this stadium was on 03-03-2018, for Serie A, which ended in a draw by (1-1). E. Pulgar (18 ‘) scored the goals of the game, for Bologna, and E. Džeko (76′), for Roma. Attention to the house factor, since the Bologna usually conquer different results at home and abroad.
The home team is currently in the 18 th position of the league, with 1 point won, after 1 draw and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in a home match against Internazionale, by (0-3). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Genoa, by (1-0). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 2 wins, 3 draws and 10 losses in away matches; against 7 wins, 1 draw and 7 losses at their stadium. In the last 10 home matches for all competitions, Bologna have won 4, tied 1 and lost 5.
For this competition, they have not won any of the last 4 matches. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 3 of the last 4 matches, and their offense has not been very effective, as they have not scored goals in the last 4 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 15 of the last 22 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals.
The Bologna is a club that has already won the Serie A TIM (Italian Championship) seven times throughout its history, being the most recent title conquered in the distant season of 1963/64, in addition to two titles of the Coppa Italia. Last season, the team finished the national championship in fifteenth position, only four points ahead of the first team in the relegation zone, and this season is making a bad start, winning only one of the twelve points played so far. , being thus among the last classified. In the last five games that Bologna played in their stadium, counting only the national championship, in four they scored more than 1.5 goals. We believe that in this match the Bologna will score goals, to be playing at home, but may also suffer goals, to be facing a difficult opponent.
After 1 win, 2 draws and 1 loss, the away team is currently in the 9 th position, with 5 points won. In the last match, they tied with Chievo at home (2-2), after in the previous match they lost out in a match against Milan, by (2-1). This is a team that usually maintains its competitive level in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches he has 7 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 defeats in his stadium. In the last match they played, for the UEFA Champions League, they lost to Real Madrid by (3-0). In the last 10 away matches Roma has 5 wins and 5 losses. The team has conceded goals in 3 of the last 4 matches, so it has not presented great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, as they have always scored at least one goal in the last 4 matches for this competition. In 15 matches, they have conceded the first goal 7 times, but have come back in 3. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 20 away matches for all competitions: they have scored 15 of their 37 goals between the minutes (76′-90 ‘ ).
Roma is a club that has already won three A Tim Series titles, the last in 2000/01, in addition to fifteen second places, the last in 2016/17. Roma still have nine Italian Cup titles and two Italian Super Cups. Last season, 2017/18 of Serie A Tim, Roma finished in third place, now, in this season of 2018/19, after four rounds, Roma occupies the ninth position, with one win, two draws and a defeat. Despite having oscillated a lot between victories, draws and defeats, there is a pattern in the last three games of goals scored and suffered by Roma, which provides a greater number of goals in their matches. Now, Roma will visit Bologna and we believe that we will have a match with more than 1.5 goals.